Definitions for myotomy
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surgical incision or division of a muscle
The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a muscle.
the dissection, or that part of anatomy which treats of the dissection, of muscles
Origin: [Myo- + Gr. to cut: cf. F. myotomie.]
Myotomy describes a surgical procedure in which muscle is cut.
A common example of a myotomy is the Heller myotomy.
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